• MVP92: Dr Tammy Yard-McCracken - #500Rising for...
    by Joe Saunders on July 14, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    Dr Tammy Yard-McCracken has  25+ years as a therapist working with survivors of violence, anxiety and PTSD. Wanting to do more to prevent trauma and build opportunity for resilience, Tammy became an instructor in Krav Maga and started a journey into self-protection training. Today she is the found […]

  • MVP91: The Ethics of Martial Arts Marketing with...
    by Joe Saunders on July 8, 2021 at 1:58 am

    In this episode I'm joined by good friend, martial artist, business consultant and academy owner, Ron Amram. We chat about the common pitfalls of marketing and reaching students, how easy it can be to compromise our ethics, and how the strategies that are used by predators and conmen are the same […]

  • MVP90: Dr James S. Cawood
    by Joe Saunders on June 20, 2021 at 11:40 am

    Dr. Cawood is President of Factor One which is a California based corporation specializing in threat assessment and management, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. Dr. Cawood has worked in the field for more than 30 years. He has successfully […]

  • MVP89: Drone Warfare with Lt. Col. Wayne Phelps
    by Joe Saunders on June 10, 2021 at 12:20 pm

    On this episode we chat drone warfare and the psychological cost of killing remotely with retired Lt. Col. Wayne Phelps.   *** Support our Partners: FujiSports (Americas): www.fujisports.com FujiSports (Australia): https://www.fujisports.com.au/?ref=mvp Enter discount code MVP10 for 10% […]

  • MVP88: Situational Awareness with Dr Gav Schneider
    by Joe Saunders on May 27, 2021 at 8:27 am

    On this episode I am joined by my own boss, sensei, mentor and all around violence expert Dr Gav Schneider. Gav is a 7th degree black belt in krav maga and jujitsu, as well as holding a PhD in criminology specialising in use of force decision making. He is an experienced security professional, […]

  • MVP87: Lessons from Celebrity Protection with...
    by Joe Saunders on May 14, 2021 at 12:08 pm

    Todd Fox is the Founder & Managing Director of the Close Protection Corps which provides protective services to celebrities, executives, diplomats, and NGOs. To date the company has succesfully operated in 147 countries. Todd is a former Marine, Law Enforcement Officer, Professional Fighter […]

  • MVP86: Security Industry Defensive Tactics with...
    by Joe Saunders on May 7, 2021 at 2:08 am

    Nick Wyborn is a defensive tactics instructor and security professional with a combined 16 years security and law enforcement experience across multiple Government agencies. As an Operational Safety Instructor in the NSW Police Force, Nick was one of the youngest members of the WTTU (Weapons […]

  • MVP85: A Scientific Approach to Reality Based...
    by Joe Saunders on April 29, 2021 at 6:35 am

    Jeff Quail, MSc has a Masters degree in Applied Psychology from the University of Liverpool. Prior to becoming the CEO of Setcan Corporation, Jeff served as a law enforcement helicopter pilot in Canada. Jeff is responsible for the creation of the Shocknife, StressVest, Neck Check, SimVoice and […]

  • MVP84: Mark Mireles - LAPD veteran, 3 x Medal of...
    by Joe Saunders on April 23, 2021 at 4:52 am

    Mark's career reads like a 1980's movie, starting off in the Marine Corps serving in the infantry as a rifleman to one of the most respected police officers and martial artists in Los Angeles. He's also the author of several books and articles for magazines for Black Belt back in the day. He […]

  • MVP83: Asphalt Anthropology with Beverly Baker
    by Joe Saunders on March 30, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    Asphalt Anthropology was developed by urban explorer and self-defense instructor, Beverly Baker. The goal of Asphalt is to provide skills and counter fear so that people can navigate dense, public spaces with more freedom, joy and boldness.   A student and observer of violence dynamics, Beverly […]